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ERI Customer Advisory – Coronavirus (COVID-19)

In COVID-19, News by Theresa Kulow

Due to the Coronavirus outbreak, ERI, like many companies is taking steps to consider the health and safety of our employees, partners, and the community while continuing to meet the needs of our customers throughout this outbreak. We continue to monitor and comply with governmental regulations and public health guidance.  This means adjusting as circumstances change.  We will update this …

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10 Personal Money Management Resources for 2020

In Featured, Financial Resources, News by eri

Here’s a question you may be asked as a professional providing services to people with disabilities. What tools and resources are available to support or assist people in improving their personal finances? Here are a few to check out and bookmark to your resource lists. America Saves (Online)This website is dedicated to helping individuals save money, reduce debt, and build …

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A Little Spending Money

In Featured, Financial Resources, News by eri

Wow!  Is it true that teenagers spend 9 hours a day using social media?!  I’m not a teen, but I know I’m guilty of social media/net surfing addiction.  Maybe you spend a lot of your time the same way, maybe you’re a stay at home mom, or just have extra time on your hands.  Everyone wants to make money for doing …

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What to Do When the Holidays Leave You Blue

In Featured, Mental Health Resources, Seasonal Favorite by eri

It’s the holiday season. Maybe you’re rushing to get things done, or maybe you’re a little lonely when you hear a song about family and togetherness. Maybe this time of year isn’t the cozy, picture-perfect time that you wanted. Sometimes the holidays don’t live up to our expectations or all the hype. If you are feeling more blue than jolly, …

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Tips for Safe and Stress-Free Travels

In Accessibility, Featured, News by Priscilla Matthews

Whether you plan to make a short trip across town for supplies and then stay home with a good book, or travel across the country to spend time with family, we wish you safe and stress-free travels. Here are a few tips to get you where you want to go safely and with a minimum of stress: Plan AheadWhether you’re …

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Fresh Produce in January? Plan Ahead to Visit the Dane County Late Winter Market

In Employment and Benefits, Featured, Healthy Eating, News by Priscilla Matthews

Who doesn’t love fresh produce in the middle of winter? The Dane County Farmers’ Market is open to everyone, year-round. In January 2020, Dane County’s Late Winter Market will be in the new Garver Feed Mill adjacent to Olbrich Botanical Gardens in Madison, Wisconsin. Plan ahead to get fresh, local products to keep you healthy through the Wisconsin winter. Dane …

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Continued Medicaid Eligibility While Working: Section 1619(b)

In Benefits and Employment Articles, Blog, Featured, Financial Resources, News by Stephanie Drum

If you could keep your Medicaid coverage AND earn enough money to get off of SSI, would you? Many people would, but don’t even know it’s even a possibility. I have good news for you! Continued Medicaid Eligibility, or Section 1619(b), is a work incentive that allows people to keep their Medicaid even if their earnings are so high that …

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Free Writing Assistance with Your Job Search

In Benefits and Employment Articles, Benefits Articles, Blog, Employment Articles, Featured, News, Resources by eri

Free, One-On-One Help for Madison Area Residents Sometimes the hardest part of getting a job is getting started. Summarizing your entire work and life experiences in a single resume and cover letter can be daunting. And navigating the web, asking people you know for help, on top of reading and filling out forms and applications, can be downright scary. Did …

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Simple Tips for Creating Accessible Word Documents

In Accessibility, Featured, News, Resources by eri

Have you ever created a Word document and later learned people couldn’t read it because it wasn’t accessible? How frustrating, both for others and for you. Next time, try these simple tips that will make it easier for everyone to access and understand your information. Use HeadingsUse headers to form an outline that helps your reader easily understand how your …